Difficult times have helped me to understand better than before, how
infinitely rich and beautiful life is in every way, and that so many
things that one goes worrying about are of no importance whatsoever.
Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in
Do the job first. Worry about the clearance later.
Don't worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any
good, you'll have to ram them down people's throats.
Don't worry about the war. It's all over but the shooting.
Don't worry about the world coming to an end today. It's already
tomorrow in Australia.
-Charles M. Schulz (In the comic strip Peanuts)
Don't worry about what your mother thinks of your language.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are
always watching you.
Don't worry, honey. There's always another train coming.
Forget the past- the future will give you plenty to worry about.
I don't care where they stand. The man I worry about is the one who
hasn't taken a position.
-H. Ross Perot
I drive way too fast to worry about cholesterol.
I finally know what distinguishes man from the other beasts: financial
I have never yet met a healthy person who worries very much about his
health or a really good person who worries much about his own soul.
I highly recommend worrying. It is much more effective than dieting.
I refuse to spend my life worrying about what I eat. There is no
pleasure worth forgoing just for an extra three years in the geriatric
I think these difficult times have helped me to realize how infinitely
rich and beautiful life is. And that so many things one worries about
are of no importance whatsoever.
I worry about my judgment when anything I believe in or do regularly
begins to be accepted by the American public.
I worry that the person who thought up Muzak may be thinking up
I'm worried that the universe will soon need replacing. It's not holding
If they can get you asking the wrong questions, they don't have to worry
about the answers.
If you ain't never pick up the sword, you ain't never have to worry
about fallin' on it.
If you can solve your problem, then what is the need of worrying? If you
cannot solve it, then what is the use of worrying?
If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there
worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the lack of sleep.
If you don't want a man unhappy politically, don't give him two sides to
a question to worry him; give him one. Better yet, give him none.
If you want to test your memory, try to remember what you were worrying
about one year ago today.
-E. Joseph Cossman
If you're right 95 percent of the time, why worry about the other three
It isn't what a teenager knows that worries his parents. It's how he
It's difficult enough to be funny without worrying about what is going
to offend whom.
Laugh at your worries and insecurities. View your anxieties with humor.
Life wouldn't be worth living if I worried over the future as well as
the present. When things are at their worst I find something always
-W. Somerset Maugham
Life's too short to waste worrying about the inevitable.
Most parents don't worry about a daughter until she fails to show up for
breakfast. Then it is too late.
-Frank McKinney (Kin) Hubbard
Never worry about theory as long as the machinery does what it's
supposed to do.
-Robert A. Heinlein
Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and
Pessimists have already begun to worry about what is going to replace
Quit worrying about your health. It'll go away.
Relaxation is the absence of worry.
Remember, today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday.
Some people are worried about the difference between right and wrong.
I'm worried about the difference between wrong and fun.
Sometimes I worry about being a success in a mediocre world.
Stop worrying about communism; just get rid of the conditions that
Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and celebrate the journey!
Success is having to worry about every damn thing in the world except
That's the secret to life... replace one worry with another...
-Charles M. Schulz (In the comic strip Peanuts)
The only thing money gives you is the freedom of not worrying about
The only way to maintain a moderate sum of happiness in this life, is
not to worry about the future or regret the past too much.
The real troubles in your life are apt to be things that never crossed
your worried mind, the kind that blindside you at 4 pm on some idle
We live in the interface between radioactive molten rock and hard vacuum
and we worry about safety.
We probably wouldn't worry about what other people think of us if we
could know how seldom they do.
We worry about what a child will be tomorrow, yet we forget that he is
What worries you, masters you.
When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old
man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his
life, most of which had never happened.
When the situation is hopeless, there's nothing to worry about.
Whenever an angel says 'Be not afraid!' you'd better start worrying. A
big assignment is on the way.
Why worry? If you've done the very best you can, worrying won't make it
Women always worry about the things that men forget; men always worry
about the things women remember.
-Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
Worriers spend a lot of time shoveling smoke.
Worry a little bit every day and in a lifetime you will lose a couple of
years. If something is wrong, fix it if you can. But train yourself not
to worry. Worry never fixes anything.
Worry is a misuse of the imagination.
Worry is interest paid before it's due.
Worry is like a rocking chair. It will give you something to do, but it
won't get you anywhere.
Worry is the most wasteful thing in the world.
Worrying is the interest paid on a debt you may not owe.
You can't start worrying about what's going to happen. You get spastic
enough worrying about what's happening now.
You'll worry less about what people think about you when you realize how
seldom they do.
-David Foster Wallace
(September 23 is also the birthday of Walter Lippman )
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